Janice E. Burch

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Janice E. Burch, 90, of Jackson Center, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Logan Acres Care Center.

She was born in Shelby County on Oct. 15, 1927, a daughter of the late Clifton J. and Mildred Evelyn Fogt Steenrod.

On Jan. 12, 1946, she married Harley Richard “Dick” Burch and he preceded her in death July 26, She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Kaye Burch; a son, James Richard Burch, two sisters, Naomi Wildermuth and Carol Ann Steenrod; and two brothers, Donald C. Steenrod and Robert W. Steenrod.

She is survived by a daughter, Deanna C. (William R.) Kelly of Lewistown; a son, Reed (Lori) Burch of Jackson Center; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Sarah Regula of Wapakoneta; and two brothers, Larry E. (Jean) Steenrod of Knoxville, Tenn., and Jerry (Barb) Steenrod of Toldeo; and many nieces and nephews.

Janice was a long-time member of Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson Center. She enjoyed baking pies and spending time with her family.

The Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch officiates a funeral service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Grace Lutheran Church, 607 S. Main St., Jackson Center, where visitation is an hour prior to the service Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Port Jefferson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church.

Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center. Express condolences to the family at www.edsfh.com.